Skid Row-kyo Mission: Program and schedule events that will bring the “Spirit and Culture” of Little Tokyo, the “Creativity, Imagination and Inspiration” of the Artist District and the “Compassion and Humanity” of Los Angeles’s Skid Row District together in harmony, solidarity and unity.
Skid Row-kyo is named after a section of downtown Los Angeles where the intersections of Little Tokyo, the Artist District and Skid Row converge.
Skid Row-kyo Mission is a non-religious, not for profit organization based out of Little Tokyo in DTLA. Its mission is driven by the spirit of culture and community to bring people together, promoting the arts and helping those in need.
1st Annual Nikkei Celebration in Boyle Heights. Boyle Heights Community Partners along with the Little Tokyo Historical Society will host this amazing cultural and historical event in DTLA's storied Boyle Heights Neighborhood. Starting at 3pm on Sunday August 7th at Saratoga on East First St with a parade that will end at Otomisan (Boyle Heights landmark restaurant) located at 2506 1/2 E. 1st St. LA 90033. After the parade, cultural entertainment and performances will take place including a PUBLIC ONDO, " Ondo starts at 6pm. Another Chance to Dance" this summer dance season... Our Skid Row-kyo Mission "Little Tokyo Dance Club" has been asked to lead the Ondo (Japanese Festival Dancing). Ryujin Taiko will be on the "yagura" and dancing will be a mix of traditional and Pop Ondo. So mark your calendar Sunday August 7th 6pm for Another Chance to Dance... www.skidrow-kyo.org
Community Sing Along Song “J Town“ sung to Petula Clark’s song “Downtown“
Music video by Rayko Diggs and Lolita Dark. Skidrow-Kyo Mission's Little Tokyo Dance Club helped in the making of this music video.
"Follow the leader" Ondo instruction for Lolita Dark "Big City Girl's Ondo."
The amazing people of SPN Networks wanted to do something special this holiday season for those less fortunate. See how they hand made hundreds of blankets and care packages that included socks, toothbrushes, toothpaste and a personalized card with a inspirational message for the recipient. Then they contacted us to distribute the gifts they made directly to our neighbors who call the sidewalks of skidrow home. This is what "WE" do, help others help others. Contact us if you need help.
The Skid Row-Kyo Mission and all of our volunteers where so proud to to share, care and be there to help with this extraordinary event.
Birthday celebration for children that call skid row home... Event held at the Budokan in Little Tokyo. Skidrow-kyo Mission always available to help and participate
Distributing blankets Christmas Eve and Christmas Morning to our neighbors who call sidewalks of Skidrow home.
Individuals, groups and organizations collected blankets from family, friends, associates, etc. Thank you to all that donated, thank you for sharing, caring and being there for those in need.
Volunteers share, care and are always there to help those in need.
Young resident calls the sidewalks of skidrow home. OUR brothers and sisters survive the streets by bounding together. We all have in common life's struggles. SHARE CARE and Be THERE when others need help...
We collect bottled water, blankets, snack food, etc. to distribute to our homeless neighbors. Sadly no matter how much we collect the NEED always exceeds the supply. Contact us if you have something you wish to have directly distributed to our neighbors who call the sidewalks of Skid Row home. Bottled water, blankets, packaged food, T-shirts, etc. You collect it, we will deliver it. We have 20+ years delivering directly to our Neighbors of Skid Row.
Skid Row-kyo Cherry Blossom Festival. Little Tokyo and the Arts District coming together to support Skid Row. Communities working together and making a difference... If you need help with a event or would like to partner with us in a mission or project feel free in contacting us.
In 2020 we started a new mission collecting food, grooming supplies, bedding, medicine, etc. for pets that live among the Homeless on Skid Row. Let us know if you would like to participate as a volunteer collecting and/or distribution of items. Be on the lookout for events where we are collecting items to be distributed to Pets that live among the homeless.